Petroselinic acid

  • (Z)-Octadec-6-enoic acid
  • cis-D6-Octadecenoic acid
Formula
CH3(CH2)10CH糃H(CH2
Structure
Description
White powder. Fatty acid found coriander and fennel seeds.
Uses
Nutritional supplement for individuals with type 2 diabetes.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
593-39-5
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
209-789-8
36/37/38
Merck
12,7330
Beilstein/Gmelin
1726527
Beilstein Reference
4-02-00-01634
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C18H34O2
Formula mass
282.47
Melting point, °C
33
Boiling point, °C
399
Vapor pressure, mmHg
2E-7 (25 C)
Density
0.8802 g/cm3 (351.4484 (30 C) C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
pKa/pKb
4.75 (pKa)
Heat of vaporization
71.3 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed. Store at -20 C
Protection
Compatible chemical-resistant gloves. Chemical safety goggles.
Respirators
Government approved respirator.
Small spills/leaks
Sweep up, place in a bag and hold for waste disposal. Avoid raising dust. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures. Sensitive to light.
Incompatibilities
Oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
296
Fire fighting
Extinguish using Water spray. Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, or appropriate foam. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Hazards
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Health
2
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
1
 

Health.
Exposure effects
Irritant. Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.
   Ingestion
May be harmful if swallowed.
   Inhalation
Material is irritating to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract. May be harmful if inhaled.
   Skin
Causes skin irritation. May be harmful if absorbed through the skin.
   Eyes
Causes eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
   Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
In case of contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water.
   Eyes
In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes.

Transport.